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e price is live in the storm zone. the first photos of jaycee dugard looking happy and healthy despite 18 years in captivity. we'll hear what's really behind the big smile. is this the most powerful woman in washington? >> she really is the swing, swing senator and that's made her very very significant. >> we'll speak with maine's senator olympia snowe. and scout's honor 6-year-old zach christie takes on the school board after being suspended for bringing a camping utensil to first grade. early this wednesday morning, october 14th, 2009. captioning funded by cbs good morning, everyone i'm maggie rodriguez, along with harry smith. and this morning, we are finally seeing what jaycee dugard looks like at the age of 29 18 years after she was abducted. she is appears on the cover of
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"people" magazine. and when you compare that picture to her as an 11-year-old. same smile, same eyes she looks happy. of course now she's a woman with two daughters. this morning, we have new information about her life now and about why she decided to go public with a photo and her story. >> a real radiance there. >> isn't there. it's a relief. also this morning, captain sully in the studio with us this morning along with his brilliant and spectacular wife. he's written a book, 300 and something pages. everything that's happened to the two of them in his own life. and shows you how he was prepared for that one moment on the hudson river. >> yeah, you thought sully was great, wait until you meet laurie. first, though a powerful storm packing high winds, drenching rain and even snow is slamming some parts of california. the storm has forced evacuations and caused blackouts up and down the state. our own dave price is in santa barbara with the latest. dave, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to
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you, harry. you can hear that heavy, steady rain rolling through santa barbara county this morning. and you can probably hear streams, as well coming down where they shouldn't be. the national weather service has extended their flash flood warning until later on this morning. and a high wind advisory is in effect. let's walk back this way. i want to tell you, this is the first winter-like storm to roll through here in october in 45 years. now, 2 inches has already fallen here and we could see several more before the day is done and things begin to taper off. just a few months ago, we were out here for the fire that ravaged this area and big fires rolled through across the state burning hundreds of thousands of acres. water, then was the key to making sure that things wound up under control. water is the state's worst enemy today. a powerful storm is toppling trees from san francisco to sacramento and causing power outages which have effected over
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250,000 homes and businesses. but the major concern here in california is mudslides. this year alone over 200,000 acres have gone up in flames leaving behind scarred hillsides and claiming nearly 100 homes. last august the largest fire in l.a. county history destroyed over 160,000 acres. the canyons seen here in red are now in danger of sliding. >> right now this hill slope looks wet because of the recent rain. but right underneath the wet layer only an inch or so down, it's dry, loose, granular material. and you can see how easy it flows. >> reporter: in california it's not unusual for deadly mud slides to follow heavy rains. 2003, 14 people died in the slide in the san bernardino mountains. in 2005 the ground gave way in laguna beach as million dollar homes slid down a canyon. in santa barbara county last may, the fire devoured nearly 9,000 acres. residents all over this
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fire-scorched state are bracing for what's next. >> flash flood warnings and watches posted throughout the state. these hillsides can be notoriously unstable. all of this is wash and mud. and mudslides can occur not only when the rain happens but weeks and months afterward. this could be the beginning of a treacherous rainy season. san francisco yesterday with 2.6 inches sacramento with over 3 inches, up in napa over 3.6 inches watsonville, 4.5. isolated parts with sections of marin county getting 3 inches as well. winds were howling yesterday, 62 miles per hour in san francisco. sacramento at 48 miles per hour. scattered showers throughout the rest of the day, upwards of an inch of rain or more. winds are going to begin to die down 25 to 35 miles per hour mainly along the coast. we'll have more for you in a couple of minutes. but for right now, maggie back to you in new york. >> thank you. now to the latest on jaycee
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dugard. after being held captive for 18 years, she is finally speaking out. we're also seeing the first photos of her since she was rescued from phillip garrido's backyard prison. in l.a. this morning with the latest. good morning. >> good morning, maggie. you know i saw that backyard prison that was horrible conditions in which she was allegedly held raped, and forced to bear children for her attacker. these new smiling photos from "people" magazine come after she spent the last two months recovering. >> reporter: the blond hair is darker now, but jaycee dugard's smile and piercing blue eyes so prominent in the missing girl posters 18 years ago remain the same. i showed the photo to a forensic psychologist. >> the smile on her face is deceptive. it's a true expression of what she's feeling right now, but inside there are a lot of things she needs to work through. >> since dugard and her two
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daughters were freed from this backyard prison she's been in seclusion with family. last month, her aunt told reporters jaycee's doing very well. >> jaycee is a remarkable young woman who has raised two beautiful daughters. they are clever articulate curious girls who have a bright future ahead of them. >> reporter: jaycee was 11 years old when she was kidnapped. >> she's been really traumatized. she's missed 19 years of her life, and the two children that will be her children for the rest of her life are a constant reminder of this man who did these despicable things to her. >> reporter: police arrested phillip and nancy garrido and charged them with her kidnapping and sexual assault. police say jaycee is cooperating and will testify against the garridos. >> and as part of that investigation, police combed through the yard of the garridos looking for clues in the disappearances of other young girls. they found some bone fragments, but new analysis shows those are
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old american indian remains. >> thanks, hattie. >> joining us is now is a spokesperson for the dugard family. >> good morning. >> i think people will be surprised how great jaycee looks. when you hear somebody has been through what she has been through, you have preconceptions but she looks healthy and young, erica. >> she radiates. i was thrilled when i saw the photo because it was the perfect representation of what she looks like and it speaks to her joy with being with her family now and looking forward to her new life. >> and you can speak to that joy too because i know you've been working with the dugards since shortly after jaycee was found. we remember that little girl from the pictures. she's a grown-up now. >> she is. she is. she's a grown-up, she's a mother and a sister and a daughter. and it's amazing to just be in the presence of all of that. and if you walked into the room
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and didn't know the circumstances, it would seem, i think, like any other family. >> she is a mother to these two girls who are 11 and 15 starlet and angel, and old enough to understand what's happening. do they? >> i haven't spent a lot of time talking with the girls. other than you know just getting to know each other, but i'm not really privy to that kind of information. i don't know what their awareness would be. but they are just so embraced by terry, jaycee's mother and by shayna, her sister, their new aunt. and they're very much seem to me to be enjoying the life they have now. >> has she, jaycee expressed to you how she feels about phillip garrido? her abductor? >> you know, when i talk to with them, it's always about the future. enjoying the moment or looking ahead. >> is she willing to testify against phillip and nancy in court? >> she understands that the prosecution is going to need to
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move forward and it's going to require her cooperation to do so. so you know she is cooperating fully in whatever form that takes. she's prepared to do what needs to be done. >> can you tell us why she chose to go public? because she could've gone about anonymously. nobody knew what she looked like anymore. >> she could. she could have. she is so appreciative of the outpouring of love and support. and worldwide -- we were all, i think, kind of relieved when we saw the picture and how great she looks. she understands there's an interest in that. and she wants people to know that she's doing good and she's really happy and now we can all see for ourselves and be relieved that she's going to be okay. >> erica shulty thanks erica. >> thank you maggie. coming up in our next half hour, we'll get a behind the scenes look from "people" magazine and talk to a child
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psychologist about what's still ahead for her. it's good to see she's doing so well. >> the pictures are great. russ mitchell is off today. cbs national correspondent jeff glor is at the news desk. >> good morning, everyone. only one year after the financial meltdown it appears wall street workers are on track for a record payday. the "wall street journal" says the workers at the top 23 firms will average a boost in total compensation. goldman sachs is reportedly handing out $23 billion in bonuses. and then there's an aig kitchen worker who reportedly received a $7,700 retention bonus. the first injectable doses of the h1n1 flu vaccine are being delivered around the country today. some of the first vaccines were given to children in new orleans. president obama holds his fifth strategy session today on the war in afghanistan, including a consideration of a troop surge. mcchrystal is asking for at least 10,000 additional troops.
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his favored recommendations is 40,000 it could go as high as 80,000 troops. and the reverend moon conducted a mass wedding today that stretched around the world. in south korea and elsewhere, 40,000 followers were wed simultaneously by the head of the unification church. all right. back to dave price now out in california for a check of the weather. mr. price, good morning to you. >> good morning to you, jeff. the water flows over here not through a mountainside which is beautiful, but over the foundation of what used to be a house on this property. the rain continues out here but we'll focus right now on the national maps and see what's happening all across the country. the plains in the midwest are going to continue to be cold and raw. great lakes and the northeast dry today, but tomorrow watch for stormy weather to roll on in. wet snow may be in the poconos and the appalachians. everyone looks like the south is going to see heavy rain.
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1 to 3 inches you don't need it in the tennessee valley. damaging winds possibly more flooding. >> that's a quick look at our weather picture. we're live in santa barbara county. a sloppy day ahead, harry, and a rough season ahead most likely. back to you in new york. >> thanks. up next, she broke ranks with her party and voted for health care reform. i'm going to talk with a woman who some are calling the most powerful woman in washington. and we'll talk to captain
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health care reform has achieved what president obama calls a critical milestone. yesterday, the senate finance committee passed a bill another was approved earlier by a committee led by the late senator edward kennedy. and today, senate leaders begin the difficult task of merging both bills. cbs news congressional correspondent nancy cortis has more. >> reporter: for the first time democrats can claim a smidge of bipartisan support and that's because of one yes vote from one rebel republican who is now sitting in the seat. >> ms. snowe -- >> reporter: when olympia snowe cast the lone republican vote for the senate finance bill she
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reaffirmed her place as a power player on alcohol hill. >> she is the focus of democratic attention, republican attention and the national media's attention. she really is the swing, swing senator and that's made her very very significant. >> reporter: this is not the first time snowe has bucked her party. in 2006, she helped kill an amendment that would've federally banned gay marriage. and she voted in favor of allowing federal funding for stem cell research. this january, she joined democrats to pass the fair pay act and was one of only two republican senators to support president obama's stimulus package. snowe's health care vote was important to president obama because it gives health care reform an air of bipartisanship and because he may need her help to pass a final bill. >> it probably stands the most chance at the end of the day of picking up not just the olympia snowes of congress but one or
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two other members of the house and senate. >> joining us now from washington is senator olympia snowe. senator, good morning. >> good morning harry. >> yesterday you said this bill at least the senate finance version of this bill has your support. you don't guarantee it will have your support in the future as it moves into the process of being reconciled with the house versions. what are the things you will absolutely oppose as this moves forward? >> well i have said of course about the public option. because i prefer in utilizing the private sector as we do in this legislation that doesn't include a public option. i think the government would have a disproportionate advantage in the marketplace against private insurers. but at the same time, i want to make sure the insurance industry performs and that's why we eliminate and prohibit many egregious practices. and we want to ensure affordability, to make sure these produce affordable health
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plans for average americans. >> why do you think you were the only republican to vote for this yesterday? >> well, it's hard to say. there's so many philosophical and political differences in how to approach issues and particularly in the health care arena. everybody, obviously, has an opinion, a viewpoint, we're all effected by it in one way or the other. this product, though in the senate finance committee to the credit of chairman baucus who convened a group of six members of the committee. three democrats and three republicans. and so this became a product of more than almost four months of bipartisan intensive discussions. so we couldn't culminate a result or agreement didn't mean to say there weren't places where we couldn't agree. and i felt it was important to move this process forward in a lot of the issues we do agree. and obviously the legislative journey will produce, i think, even more improvements hopefully in this legislation. we at least have to try given the urgency and the crisis that
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exists within health care today. >> let's talk about that for a second. you've described this crisis as like the titanic heading toward an iceberg and this being an opportunity to turn away from it. if there is no bill and if there is no republican support, will they be obligated their responsibility to avert this crisis? >> well i think we all will absolutely. if we don't contribute to a result. and that means both sides. and i would hope that the democrats would include republican ideas. it's not a question of who is giving the idea it's whether or not it's a good idea. that's how i review the legislation process. we're talking about the near term future. this is going to be disastrous as i said yesterday, it's going to put the entirety of health care. it's affecting individuals and families. we're expected to spend $33 trillion over the next decade on health care. are we saying we can't reorder or reconfigure $829 billion within that $33 trillion to make
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it work for all americans? >> senator snowe, thank you very much for your time this morning. >> thank you, harry. >> you bet. we'll be right back. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. this portion of the "early show" sponsored by lendingtree.com. get started at the all new lendingtree.com.
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it's cold, with a partial cloud blanket. sharon has more on traffic. well, let's look at the forecast. it's going to be about 55
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degrees. and keeping it in mind, that's about 10 to 13 degrees chillier than yesterday in the upper 60s. by bedtime, rain and dryable around and the blazing heat of the day, 50. and wow, what a change a few days can make. now, over to sharon. >> hi, marty, not a good morning on the area roadways. we have a lot to report. 32, blocking the left lean and a crash on 95 and perryville, another one on 32 and watch out for a crash in glenn oak on security boulevard and bel air, an accident and another one in the city at trevor sway and fire activity blocking bradford between marion and madison and 95, southbound, slow and ten
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minutes there and 83, southbound, sluggish and delays on the west and southsides of the beltway. and when your child has more than a stomach ache, call the specialists at johns hopkins. don, back to you. in the news, a nice baltimore county neighborhood turned into a crime scene and a man is murdered in his home. and don, this morning, the police are piecing together the evidence from the crime scene in baltimore county. the 35-year-old was shot and killed inside a home in granite, baltimore county and the police believe that several suspects met him as he arrived home and forced him inside and searched the home before shotting and coy -- shooting and killing him. the police saw a van speeding away and later on, it was abandoned.
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like cinnamon toast crunch and cocoa puffs. help them get more of what they need with general mills kid cereals. welcome back to "the early show." nice crowd on hand. we'll meet them in a little while. remember yesterday we talked with 6-year-old zachary christie? well, yesterday he told us how upset he was that he was suspended for 45 days because he brought that kind of a swiss
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army knife looking thing with the fork and spoon. he got great news last night. we'll tell you about it in a little bit. plus he is the hero captain of u.s. air flight 1549 captain sully landed his passenger jet on the hudson river saving 155 lives, now he has written a fascinating book about it. we're going to talk with him and his wife in our next hour. maggie? >> harry, thank you. it's been two months since jaycee dugard was rescued from a backyard prison in northern california. she had been held captive for 18 years. earlier this morning we found out how she was doing from a family spokesman. and now we're taking you inside the "people" magazine photo shoot. joining us now is jeff gardere. let me begin with you, peter. good morning. >> good morning. >> and congratulations on the photo shoot. you had elizabeth smart on your cover last week.
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and now you have jaycee dugard. >> and this is a story that is really about redemption. it's not a surprise to me that in the "people" magazine layout she is so happy, beaming with happiness. and people might wonder how could you be so happy given the horror that she lived. and she's so happy to be with her family right now and moving forward. >> what was she like during the photo shoot? what was her personality like? >> somebody described it as getty. again, i don't think she's masking any kind of deep seeded depression or anything. she's just so happy to be with her mom after 18 years, she missed 18 christmases, 18 thanksgivings, 18 birthdays with her family. and she is now back with her mother with her daughters. and she just cannot believe how happy she is right now. >> she only allowed the back of her daughters' heads to be
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photographed. she's very protective. >> very protective and very private right now. there's sort of a contradiction, if she's so private, how could she be on the cover of "people" magazine? she wants the world to know she's doing okay and that she's in a very good place right now. >> and how are the girls doing? how were they on the shoot? her daughters. >> again, very very pleased to be around their grandmother. and right now is the time of major bonding. they're doing interesting things. they've adopted -- they have a therapist and they're doing horse therapy. and that's how they are getting to know each other and building trust. trust is a really big issue right now. >> peter castro, thank you very much. >> thank you. >> let's talk a bit more about the therapy they're undergoing with jeff gardere. >> good morning, maggie. >> what do you think about peter's observations that it doesn't seem she's masking any deep seeded depression. >> i think peter is correct to some extent. but after you've been through
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that captivity, giving birth to her lovely daughters, there are things going on psychodynamic psychodynamically that she has to work through. she does have this incredible resilience and the happiness is authentic, she will have to work through those issues of being in captivity for 18 years. and that horseback riding therapy that peter you talked about is wonderful because it is about establishing trust with the animal not falling off, being able to master that kind of a situation. and yet at the same time generalizing that to her family. and then to the outside world. but the important thing is she is really in seclusion with her family and rebuilding that trust again. and that's what's really is important. >> how do you come out of something like that and become an elizabeth smart who we all saw is doing great and moving on with her life and smart and beautiful and articulate? how do you get to come out of something so horrible so well adjust
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adjusted? >> well, the important thing is -- i'm sure this is what the therapist is working on. it's not about coming out of it a survivor it's coming out of it completely different. growing into a different person reestablishing, reinventing your life being stronger than you ever were before. those circumstances that she was in is about taking you to another level psychologically. >> does it complicate matters, i would assume it does that she has two daughters who she'll spend the rest of her life with who are daughters of the man that put her through this? >> part of the therapy is to get the girls to understand that garrido may have fathered them but he is not their father. this is a monster. and therefore now they have to learn to build trust with other males in their lives, other people in their lives. and they are doing that. and the important thing is getting that therapy, getting the therapeutics right now. and this is making a big difference for jaycee as we can see. and, as well for her daughters.
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so we have found out, or actually even though they didn't get formal educational training are actually at the same grade level as other people their own age. so this is a testament to their human spirit and how they have been able to really surmount all of these terrible circumstances that they've been in. it's that human spirit. it's incredible. >> it sure is. jeff gardere, thank you. peter castro, thank you, as well. >> thank you. >> we'll look for the issue this friday on newsstands. right now we want to take you to california where dave is standing by with another check of the weather. >> good morning to you, maggie. it's a very strange experience to be out here in all of this rain right now and and still have the smell of smoke on this property a house once stood. it was landscaped and as you look below there's really nothing left. no plants to root this soil. and in fact there's nothing to absorb the water, as well. so all that's left is this mud and this mud is the big danger for areas like this all across
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california which had been scarred by wildfires. that's why we're out here. record downpours from san francisco with over 2 1/2 inches of rain to sacramento napa into the mountains, upwards of 5 to 7 inches. some locations more, and the rain continues. let's go to the maps and check out the weather across the rest of the country. we'll go into the southeast where you're talking about flooding, as well. the rain is going to roll through the tennessee valley into the southeast upwards of 1 to 3 inches in some locations. keep in mind as far as the rest of the country, the northeast is going to see some sloppy weather begin to roll on in there as we head into tomorrow most likely. one more dry day. and again, the situation out here is that the rain continues in california and the mudslide danger continues, as well from now right through t >> will all right, good morning we'll look at the radar, there's the shower activity. that's pressing our way. you're not going to see the
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showers until bedtime and then, the next few days. gray, damp and chilly,the forecast calls for a high of 54, 42 is the overnight low tonight. . tomorrow, the blazing heat of the day, 50. much of the day >> that's a quick look at our national maps. the plains in the midwest going to be cold today, temps in the 30s and 40s. in the great lakes, dry weather. harry, back to you from santa barbara, california. >> thanks dave. up next what a difference a day makes. just one day after talking to us, little zachary's got some good news. we'll tell you all about it when we come back. while i was building my friendships my family, while i was building my life my high cholesterol was contributing to plaque buildup in my arteries. that's why my doctor prescribed crestor. she said plaque buildup in arteries is a real reason to lower cholesterol. and that along with diet
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yesterday, we introduced you to 6-year-old zachary christie. he was facing a 45-day suspension because he brought a camping utensil to school. but this morning, he finally has some good news. cbs news correspondent michelle gielan has the latest. >> i don't think that the punishment should be this bad.
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>> reporter: it took a while, but the adults finally agreed with 6-year-old zachary christie. tuesday, board members of the christina school district in delaware voted to change the school code of conduct. >> all of those in favor -- >> reporter: reducing the first grader's sentence for bringing his favorite spork to school. >> i'm thrilled he can go back to school. >> reporter: zachary was facing 45 days at a reform school. >> it was a new thing. it was lunch and it's just a cool camping utensil. >> reporter: but it fell under the school's zero tolerance policy. no weapons no matter the intent or age of the offender. under the new rule kindergarten kindergarteners and first graders only face three to five days for an offense. for zachary, it's time for this to come to an end. >> it's fine being home schooled, but i do sometimes miss my friends and want to go back.
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>> reporter: michelle gielan, cbs news, new york. >> and he's going back today. >> pretty cute. >> i knew he would not go down without a fight. he was going to go to that board meeting and give them a run for their money. >> the point is though honestly, that's a sharp knife. no business in a school under any circumstances whatsoever. >> but his mom says you should look at the intent. >> one would think. >> now they have. >> all right. coming up next we have a new report from the cdc about how the h1n1 virus can send healthy people to the hospital. our dr. jennifer ashton is coming up next here on "the early show" on cbs. auty editors buzzing? perfect 10 - the ten minute phenomenon from nice 'n easy. rich color stunning high gloss and flawless gray coverage all in just 10 minutes a breakthrough so big it won the most awards from beauty editors. they even say... "...perfect 10 has forever changed our opinion of at-home color" has it changed yours yet? perfect 10. the 10 minute,
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our dr. jennifer ashton is here with everything you need to know. >> good morning, maggie. >> this report we're going to show up on our screen in a second really defies what we thought initially about this that you had to have an underlying condition to get really sick from h1n1. >> and let's put this new data into context. yesterday we heard new data from canada and mexico which showed the vast majority of patients who became critically ill did have pre-existing medical conditions. this study which came from the cdc yesterday represents 1,400 american patients found that 46% of them really didn't have underlying conditions however -- >> that's alarmingly high. >> well it's about half and half. however, they did not fully account for obesity yet. and we know that because 2/3 of the population is obese, we expected that number to go down and the number of pre-existing conditions to go up. >> asthma diabetes weakened immune system and pregnancy. >> that's a high risk group for
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h1n1 complications. >> let's talk about ways to prevent the virus. people will have a choice. they can either get the inject injectable or the nasal spray. it's important once again to go over the differences. >> true. we can't emphasize this enough. the injectable form represents a killed virus. that is approved for ages over six months. >> not a live virus. >> people should not take it if they have an egg allergy. the nasal spray contains a live but weakened form of the flu virus only approved for healthy people ages 2 to 49. not for pregnant women, not for people with medical conditions or asthma. this is the one that came out first. but when all of the doses are released, it'll be a lot more evenly balanced. >> if this does not have a live virus, does it mean the injectable has fewer side effects? >> usually we see some redness, soreness around the injection site. you can see some body aches and low grade fever. with the nasal spray, you can see a lot of the same things the only difference you might
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see a little bit of a stuffy nose and mild respiratory infection or symptoms with the nasal spray. >> thank you. >> you bet. >> as always. coming up next captain sully and his wife here to talk about his new book and how "the miracle on the hudson" was also a miracle for both of them. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. cbs "health watch" sponsored by walmart, save money, live better, walmart. ♪ ♪ (announcer) with walmart's everyday low prices, anyone can throw the party that everyone remembers. halloween costs less at walmart. save money. live better. walmart. still haven't tried activia? listen to this story. my problem was occasional irregularity. my commercials didn't
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>> right. so when informed about maria's law breaking the governor said there's going to be swift action. >> no no he didn't say that. he said there's going to be swift action. >> he tweeted that right, though? >> then the spokesman for the governor said the governor means he'll ask his wife not to hold the phone while driving. even the terminator. >> yep. >> extremely swift action. >> don't mess with the wife. >> who rules in that house? we'll be right back. no artificial ingredients. select harvest from campbell's now has twelve soups that are 100% natural. with ingredients like this, we want to show the world. select harvest from campbell's. announcer: right now all over the country discover card customers are getting 5% cashback bonus at grocery stores. now, more than ever it pays to discover.
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we'll be overcast and now, over to sharon gibala. good morning. hi, marty, well, we cleared up the accidents on the roadways and we have a few work. one in blown oak on security boulevard and another at route 124 and one more in the city on cartiff and that's going between between -- and about 8 minutes between the beltway and cold spring lane. there's a live look at the beltway
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this is brought to you by exxon. back to you. thank you, intruders murdered a baltimore county man in his home and the police are searching for those responsible. >> reporter: don, the police are trying to piece together evidence from the crime scene. he was shot and killed in his home in ballet -mile-per-hour county and the police believed that several suspects met him as he arrived home and -- police haven't said if a van found is connected to the crime. misconduct hearings are underway for a mid-shipman christopher rivers is facing
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charges. the charges were brought against him last month. there are no new details about the case. and one of the picturesque piers is being auctioned off. three investors bought it and never did anything with it.
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a shocking cold case solved after almost 20 years. in 1990 an 8-year-old girl was brutally assaulted her throat slashed, left for dead but cops never gave up. >> today i received a phone call
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that an arrest in my case had been made. >> we'll tell you how police nabbed the suspect after all these years. he's the sky-high hero who saved 155 lives by landing his crippled plane in the hudson river. captain sully and his wife join us to explain how that day changed their lives forever. and poor barbie criticized as too thin, too top heavy, and now this. >> you're familiar with the t term cankles? >> i am. >> she's got them. >> the controversy over barbie's cankles early this wednesday morning, october 14th, 2009. oh what a beautiful mororning in nhatattan. welcome back to "the eararly show." maggie rodriguez, harry smith. all of our friends wearing pink in honor of breast cancer awareness month. i wonder what our friend julie
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is doing right now. what do you think? >> well, she's either up or she's asleep. >> i doubt she's sleeping. probably has charlie in one hand changing a diaper giving him a bottle. anyway hi joules we miss you, come back soon. also ahead, if you're one of the many americans thinking about ditching your credit card and replacing it with a debit card. the dangers to watch out for and believe me, there are plenty of them. but first, let's take you back inside. jeff glor is standing in for russ mitchell at the news desk. good morning. >> good morning, everyone. today president obama holds his fifth strategy session on whether to send more troops to afghanistan. in a still secret report, the top commander in afghanistan, stanley mcchrystal asked for between 10,000 and 80,000 additional troops. this morning, british prime minister gordon brown announced he'll send 350 more british troops to afghanistan. >> britain supports general mcchrystal's ambition to
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accelerate the growth of afghan security forces. an ambition that rides at the heart of the report he's made with the afghan army building to 140,000 within a year that is by next october. >> mcchrystal is warning that the afghan government corruption threatens his mission with or without reenforcements. for the first time since jaycee dugard was freed, we are seeing what she looks like today. she was abducted at age 11 and held for 18 years. "people" magazine are publishing this. a cold case in texas may have finally been solved. nearly 20 years ago an 8-year-old girl was brutally attacked and left for dead. and now there's a man behind bars. cbs news correspondent don teague in dallas with that story this morning. don, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, jeff. the break in this newly two decades old case comes as a
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result of persistence by police and advances in dna technology. >> today i received a phone call that an arrest in my case had been made. >> reporter: it was a horrific crime that some thought would never be solved. in 1990 then 8-year-old jennifer was abducted from her bedroom in dickinson, texas. the man who took her slit her throat with a knife and left her to die. but she survived discovered near death lying in a field 14 hours after the attack. she described the man who hurt her, but police never arrested a suspect. never, that is until tuesday. >> throughout this journey i've had two main goals. and they were to find the man who kidnapped, sexually assaulted, and attempted to murder me 19 years ago so that he could not hurt anyone else. and to use my voice in telling my story --
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>> reporter: 40-year-old dennis earl bradford lived 20 blocks from her 19 years ago. he was arrested in little rock arkansas identified through dna left at the scene. bradford's dna was in criminal data bases because he served prison time for kidnapping raping and slashing the throat of a woman he met in a nightclub in 1996. >> i hope that my case will remain as a reminder to all victims of violent crime to never give up hope in seekg justice. i stand here and want you all to know that i'm okay. i am not a victim, but instead, victorious. >> well the suspect in this case is now charged with attempted capital murder. he is jailed in arkansas awaiting extradition to texas. jeff? >> don teague in dallas this morning, don, thank you. people all over the world this morning are talking about a mysterious cloud that appeared over moscow. video of that halo-shaped cloud is a huge hit on youtube.
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take a look at this. something out of a sci-fi movie "independence day." experts say it was an optical weather effect. speaking of the weather. dave price now out in california with another check. dave, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, jeff. sloppy weather here in california. the northern two-thirds of the state really bearing the brunt. and if you want to know why this is so treacherous for the people herejust take a look at how steep this terrain is. and this is just what it's like throughout much of the state especially where we've seen wildfires burning over the last several months. and now there's nothing left but mud destabilized by all of the rain. let's go to the maps right now. talk about what's happening here and over the rest of the country. record-setting rain at this point. and what we're talking about are numbers over 2 1/2 inches in san francisco, sacramento over 3 inches. in the mountains, 5 to 7 inches napa, 3.6 inches and it continues through much of the
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state this morning. good news is it should go and become scattered showers with 1/2 an inch or more in most locations. there could be areas where it continues in heavier amounts. winds should die down 20 to 30 miles per hour. along the rest of the country, the tennessee valley and southeast, 1 to 3 inches. atlanta areas, you could see some major flooding once all right, we'll look at the forecast for the day temperatures. they're now moving into the upper 40s. 55 is the blazing heat of the day today. yesterday, in the 60s and near 70s. it will be mostly cloudy and overcast by dinner and showers by bedtime and 42 is the overnight low and tomorrow, rain around and with a high of 50 much of the day in the 40s. >> this weather report sponsored
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you care about, leave nothing to chance travelers. insurance for auto, home and business. we continue our series early down to size. with the story of sarah shallern. and she fought a battle with her weight all her life. she hit 300 pounds and decided to make a change. >> i had been overweight most of my life. when i was in first grade, my mom actually put me on a diet. >> there was this weird relationship with food in my
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house, sneaking food and very restrictive of what you could eat. i went through a thing in junior high where i did like the iceberg lettuce and water diet which i invented myself and it doesn't work. so i was at 200 if not more while i was in high school. in college i really ballooned and i got to the point where i was like i'm just not going to be able to lose weight. what's the point? i'm not going to exercise i'm going to eat what i want. my relationship with food was like a friend. when i was alone and i was upset and i wanted comfort, i would go to food. if i was happy and i wanted to celebrate, i would go to food. food never judged me. it was predictable, it always tasted the same. one day i went to the doctor and it was 300 pounds. 300, that's a marker. i felt like i was in a cage. sometimes i'd even look in the mirror and not see what it looked like because it was like someone else was living inside
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that body. i never thought i'd get to this point. it's time to do something. >> this was sarah then 300 pounds. in the last two years, she has cut that number in half, she has kept the weight off. here, everybody, is the new sarah. congratulations. >> thank you. >> that is dramatic. how much weight have you lost? >> about 145. >> 145 pounds. have a seat, sarah. what is the biggest difference between this sarah, except for the obvious physical one and this sarah? >> i think it's the same sarah. i think i was just let free. i'm able to do so many things that i wanted to do before. physically i don't have this guard up anymore. and it's the same person just i can show the world who i am now. >> is it what you imagined? everyone who wants to lose weight thinks if i just lose the weight life will get so much better. >> life had to get better before i lost the weight. i had to love myself and respect
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myself in order to take care of myself and my body. >> when you finally did start to respect yourself is when you made the decision that you couldn't keep treating yourself this way. >> exactly. >> is that the key? is that what gets people to do it once and for all? >> i think so yes. i think you have to get that relationship with yourself right before you get any relationship with food or exercise or diet or anything like that. >> i know originally your plan was to get gastric bypass. >> well i was convinced i really couldn't lose weight and i knew in order to get a doctor to approve it i would have to go through weight loss regimen and showing it wasn't happening. so i said i'll go try that. and i could hardly eat all of the food at the beginning and it just worked and it's something i remember thinking like eight weeks into it i can do this for the rest of my life. >> and have you been keeping it up? >> yeah. >> show us what a typical day in the life of eating looks like for you? >> well, breakfast, some sort of
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omelet like egg white omelet. i like to bulk it up with a lot of produce and spices different kind of spices all the time. i try to -- >> what's for lunch? >> lunch, like a salad with some produce in there. and some -- >> half a sandwich. >> half sandwich. >> salad, with some chicken and then dinner i would go for definitely baked potato with olive oil, not butter. >> healthy oil. >> and half of one i see. >> yes. >> in the last second sarah, will you give us advice for people struggling with their weight? >> don't go on a diet change your lifestyle in little bits and forgive yourself. this is the rest of your life. you can't be perfect every single day. other than harry smith. >> yes. and coming up next a perfect harry smith interview with sully and his wife. don't go away.
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january 15th of this year was the miracle on the hudson. that's the day u.s. airways flight 1549 struck a flock of geese just after taking off from new york's laguardia airport. captain chesley sullenberger landed safely in the hudson river, 155 people on board and all survived. captain sully has written a book called "highest duty," my search for what really matters. and he and his wife lorrie join us this morning. good morning. >> good morning, harry. thanks for having us. >> first question first. with all of this to happen to you, the thousands of e-mails, the requests the no longer anonymous captain walking through the concourse. how is your life? >> this has been a life-changing event for everybody associated with it. certainly everybody on the airplane and their families. i think i have a new job, and it's a good job. and i think part of what the book is about is trying to answer a question for myself.
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what was it about that event and the aftermath that made people feel the way they do about the event and about us? >> yeah. yeah. there's so much about this book. because it really is your life story and it's about your life together and what was one of the things that struck me. and you wrote -- i mean really your wife was the star in the family before. >> she still is. >> and you guys go to a party, what'd you say? i think he was the airline pilot. everybody was in love with you, but he was the quiet airline pilot guy. how has this dynamic changed your relationship? >> well i think that's true. everyone knows sully's a man of few words. i provide the color commentary of the household. it's definitely outside of his normal comfort zone to be that on and out there all the time. i joked at the end of the week you know he has to save up his words for the week and have a
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conversation on friday nights. and now i tell him he's used up all his words. >> but there are times i shouldn't be captain sully, i should be lorrie's husband or i should be the girls' dad. and so that's the balance we're trying to find in our new lives. we're trying to find that right balance. >> this book lays bear everything. the fact that your father was depressed, he ultimately at the end of his life committed suicide, your own battles with infertility, your adoption. this is really -- this isn't just the hours of before this flight and what happened afterward. this really is your life story. and the thing that you said the last time i talked to you was it was almost as if you felt like your whole life prepared you for this moment. in reading every page of this book, i said i get it now. >> it's a very personal story. and i think part of is that i do feel like the way i live my life, the way i've chosen to live my life prepared me for
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that day and the aftermath. the words that mean the most to me are the words of gratitude from the passengers that day. but the words that mean the next most to me are from our colleagues, other airline pilots, all the airlines that tell me that they're grateful for what we were able to accomplish that day and they thank us for helping to bring some respect back to the profession. >> under difficult circumstances. you write quite candidly. how much salof your salary did you lose? >> 40%. >> you guys bought a piece of property with jify lube on it and you're saying are we going to have to sell our house in order to keep us afloat during these very difficult financial times? >> we were facing a lot of those struggles that everybody faces these days. >> i think that's part of the story. we wanted people to come up to sully and say you're a hero but really we're like everyone else in america. we're facing those same
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challenges, like a lot of other people. we're really very ordinary and normal. he was just in an extraordinary circumstance. >> brown bagging into the cockpit because they don't -- they didn't even supply you a meal anymore. >> it's true. >> and i think maybe the larger question is because of all of that that atmosphere what does it cost the daily passenger in terms of safety? >> that's a good question. and that's the question we have to ask going forward. if we as a society do not value this profession sufficiently will we be able to attract the best and the brightest? the people doing it now? or will it be somebody else? and i think that economics and safety ultimately are linked. >> i'll tell you what you can come back. your story in the book is so spectacular too. the climbing and the hiking and the climbing mt. whitney. this is a good book. this is a good book. i really really like it a lot. and how could this guy not end
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up -- right -- an airline pilot and a fighter pilot and at the air force academy, what did they vote you? >> they didn't vote -- >> well you were awarded. >> the outstanding cadet the year i graduated. >> there you go. and certainly the right man in the right place at the right time. great to see you. >> thank you so much. to read an excerpt from "highest duty" go to our website earlyshow.cbsnews.com. still to come the hidden dangers of debit cards. what you need to know before you make another swipe at the store. this is "the early show" on cbs.
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we're looking a @ thermometer, it's right there. man, oh man, it's brisk. and about 8 degrees cooler than this time yesterday. temperatures moving up to 47 degrees. we'll go for a high around 55 and yesterday, we got to 68, it will be 10 to 13 degrees chillier this day than yesterday. becoming mostly cloudy and believe it or not, we'll change that to mostly cloudy before not too long. we had a pit of a sunrise and now, over to sharon gibala. good morning. well, we're hearing of a new accident at the southbound lanes of the beltway and meantime, we have a new accident in timonium. watch for a crash in bel air at the bypass and they're in the clearing stages and one at 140 at emery road. and 4 minutes at 44 miles per hour and 5 minutes on 795 and
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there's a look at the top sites. outer lupe jammed and 13 minutes there. this is brought to you by party city. this halloween, go to party city. no one has more halloween for less. back to you, don. gun violence in a remote community and now, the police are searching for who killed a man in his home in granite. >> reporter: the police are trying to piece together the evidence from the crime scene in baltimore county. a 35-year-old was shot inside the home in baltimore county. the police believe that several suspects forced him inside the home and searched the home for something before shooting and killing him. they believe that he was targeted. they attempted to pull over the white van and it sped away and later was found abandoned in the city.
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the police haven't said if it's connected to the came -- crime. a member of the united states soccer team was in a serious car accident. he suffered broken bones in the crash and a woman in the car is dead. and he's expected to make a full recovery and he'll likely miss next summer's world cup. the owner of the cafe hon said she can't believe she needs a permit to hang the pink
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it is a cool october morning, right? >> very nice. >> and october is breast cancer awareness month, and we have folks here from the national cancer society. >> i love a man who can wear a
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pink shirt with confidence. >> hey, we're making strides. >> there you go. and your message is? >> we're here supporting the american cancer society making strides against breast cancer. making strides, more birthdays, less breast cancer. >> thanks for coming out this morning. do appreciate that. we have some viral marketing over here too. it's important for people to have a meal together. >> it is. >> and these guys are regulars. so thank you for coming back all the time to visit us. welcome back to "the early show," everybody. coming up the hidden dangers of debit cards. important information, especially if you're planning to get rid of your credit card there are pitfalls. from biker boots to stilettos. not only the shoes in style but what outfits to pair them with. >> we should've given them sweaters. >> i know it's cold. and if you've heard of the dog whisperer, this guy is a dog
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rescuer. >> look at those puppies. >> one dedicated man from st. louis has saved thousands and thousands of stray dogs. we're going to hear his unbelievable story in just a bit. >> that is just up. dave in california for a final check of the weather. good morning. >> good morning to you maggie harry, the rain continues out here. record downfall san francisco 2.6 inches sacramento 3 inches napa over 3 1/2. the harvest is beginning in early october. in the mountains, upwards of 7 inches. excuse my back. i'm going to run up here for a second because i just want to show you what we're looking at and excuse this shadow as well. this stream is running over pieces of a foundation what used to be a house. and the threat of mudslides is going to continue straight through the rainy season. let's go to the maps right now and talk about what's going to be happening through the next 24 hours. winds now beginning to die down. scattered showers for the rest of the day. upwards of an inch or more of
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rain continues. mainly along the coastlines we're going to see the winds really kick up. now, let's go and move on at this point, talk about the rest of the nation. plains in the midwest you're going to see a cold raw day with temperatures in the 30s and 40s. great lakes in the northeast, dry today, but you'll see a storm system rolling through tomorrow. our other big news as we head into the southeast tennessee valley, you're talking about more rain. so tomorrow, the headlines are going to be the rainstorm rolling into the northeast and slowly but surely we're clearing out here in the west. keep in mind, we are going to see some thunderstorm activity potentially and some damaging winds rolling through portions of that tennessee valley. and that's going to create our flooding dangers during the next 24 hours
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>> earthquakes, droughts, fires floods, but this is still a spectacular place to live. and that's why people stay here harry. back to you in new york. >> thanks dave. trading credit cards for debit cards is one way to manage your budget during these tough financial times. but there are risks involved with debit cards. they can end up costing you money. and our financial contributor vera gibbons is here to help you avoid some of those pitfalls. >> good morning, harry. >> a lot of people are making the switch from credit cards to debit cards, why? >> because they're tired of all of the credit card shenanigans. they don't want to wait for the reform to go into place in 2010. and banks also pushing consumers
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to make the switch. you know they're trying to -- >> overnight interest rate changes and -- >> they're trying to minimize their risks, boost profits. and their efforts are paying off. about 60% of card transactions are debit card transactions. they're up there. >> that's huge. let's talk about the pitfalls. you think i've made the switch there are a couple of things to keep in mind. >> well the biggest one, harry. overdraft. $40 billion the banks are collecting in overdraft fees this year. if you're the type who uses it all day long you've likely been hit with an overdraft fee. and the average overdraft fee right now is $35. the banks are pitching these easy to use. but if you're continue continually going over -- >> it's a way to not pay interest. >> right. >> every time you go over -- >> it adds up. say you make a $20 debit card purchase, get hit with an overdraft fee of $27, your apr
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in essence is over 3,500%. contrast that to a credit card the penalty is 30%. you can see the credit card would be obviously the better choice. >> sometimes people say i'm going to do the debit card help me manage my money and there's rewards involved. are the rewards worth it? >> they're dangling the rewards trying to get people to make the switch as they scale back on the credit cards. still not very good. generally with a credit card you've got to charge $10,000 to get $100. with a debit card you have to charge twice that amount $20,000 to get the $100,000 cash back. not a good deal. >> that gets your attention, doesn't it? now what about fraud protection? is there a decent sort of fraud protection built in? >> obviously with a credit card you've got leverage if something goes wrong, if your purchase doesn't show up your card gets stolen, you're liable for $50. and often time that fee is waved. with a debit card how much
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you're liable is when the loss is reported. beyond 60 days no limit. your account could be totally wiped out just like that. >> who knew? >> you wouldn't know until you ran into a problem. >> the credit card companies do a pretty good job protecting you if a lost card or somebody gets ahold -- >> you don't get that with a debit card. >> finally, what about some people are using these prepaid debit cards. >> the reloadable ones. you've seen them at the drugstores at walmart with all of the other pre-paid cards. they are for the 80 million americans who have limited access to a bank account or no bank account. teens like them extremely popular, $9 billion put on these prepaid cards, but it's an expensive way to bank. there are activation fees fees for the atm, fees for customer service. all in all, it's going to cost you anywhere from $39 to $79 a month to use one of these prepaid reloadable cards. >> a lot of stuff to know about. >> mainly fees. >> for more on debit card
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dangers, go to our website. they'll all be re-listed right there. and you should know about this. earlyshow.cbsnews.com. >> thanks harry. barbie turns 50 this year. and by all accounts she's in good shape, got the body of a teenager. but one major name in fashion is saying that barbie has cankles, ankle that are as thick as calves. >> good morning, can you believe this? >> no. >> the man known for these 5-inch stilettos, the one maggie's wearing, is reportedly taking on an 11 1/2 inch doll saying barbie needs a little work before she can get into a pair of his shoes. after suffering decades of ridicule for having the perfect body in human dimensions 39 18 33. >> unrealistic. idealistic. >> reporter: barbie may have met her toughest critic.
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you're familiar with the term cankles? >> barbie's gotcankles that's news to me. >> reporter: found barbie's ankles too fat. rumors swirled that lou butten who is designing three barbies was reshaping them to slim down their appearance. >> she doesn't have a full curve to the calf and goes down to the ankle. >> reporter: cankles are michelle copelin's specialty. >> in barbie's situation, there might be something on the inner side we might be able to improve. but barbie looks pretty good. >> reporter: the cankle controversy is just a misunderstanding said the plastic princess. in a statement barbie says "my
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dear friend christian loves my ankles it was my arch she wanted to give more lift to so i could rock my high heels." apparently even a 50-year-old doll is dying to get her heels into a pair of red-soled shoes. >> barbie was quick to say her ankles are only 22 millimeters around. so it's hard to say she needs work in that area. in the meantime, his camp pointed out also that maybe the original comment was taken out of contest, lost in translation a bit. >> thank goodness because i was about to stop wearing -- >> you were not. >> if he really said that. but i'm glad to hear it was a misunderstanding. >> of course. and you look great in them. >> thank you. every girl needs a hot pair of shoes and that's what our next segment is about, michelle miller. let's talk about how you can find the perfect shoes for the
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fall. joining us with the best styles to complement our fancy footwear this fall deputy managing editor of "in style" magazine. getting ready to choose our shoes in the morning, what should we be thinking about? >> they go beyond basic. they make a statement. because they are so special, they're not a normal finishing touch you can throw on and run out of the house. it's about the total look. we're going to talk today about getting the proportions and the look right. >> more so than any other season. you can make a statement with shoes. >> especially boots, we have our first two looks. peep toe is the first one and then the other ones are -- over the knee boot. we paired it with a rolled up jean to give it a casual look but they really are a versatile shoe that could go with skirts, trousers, leggings, whatever. everybody asks what do you do when it's really cold outside? and the answer is you can wear them with tights. you can wear open-toed shoes
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with tights. >> that is the headline. >> with a color like that a lighter color, that blush, i would do with something in a charcoal gray instead of a black. cheryl is wearing an over the knee boot. you really want to steer clear of pretty women territory with these boots and there's a couple easy ways to do that. you want to pair it with something a little more demure like a chunky sweater or tunic neck. always wear a tight or a dark legging and that has the added bonus of making your legs look extra long. you could also choose a flat style if you're uncomfortable with the heels. >> thank you, ladies. let's bring out our next looks. what are brogues. >> a version of a shoe like a wing tip. >> okay. >> so the high heeled biker boots are from todd. we paired it with something
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native out of a filmy feminine fabric. it doesn't have to be a mini -- >> so your legs don't look cut off. >> right. of course she could've worn those with tight or leggings, skinny jeans. the brogues people are afraid of because they're masculine. play them against something cute and feminine like a mini skirt. but they also look with leggings. >> those are adorable. and since you said we can wear tights with open toed shoes, i guess we can wear sandals in the fall. >> that's right this. is a big look for fall. this shoe is really about the color. and you want to wear a base of dark neutrals so it really pops. but yes, this is another example of tights with open-toed shoes. and to really get that look right, the thing to keep in mind is that the shoe should not be delicate, it should have thick straps and a platform. otherwise it looks like an evening shoe. and speaking of evening shoe.
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>> those are incredible. >> these shoes caused a lot of commotion around the office. they kind of move around when you walk which is an unexpected touch of sexiness. since the shoes are so special, you want to pair them with something simple like this dress. it's a very simple cut. and we paired it also with a simple clutch. >> lisa thank you so much. ladies thanks as well. we're going to put this up on the website. earlyshow.cbsnews.com. back over to you, harry. >> thanks maggie. dogs can be cute and cuddly but there have been thousands who live on the edges of society. our resident veterinarian dr. debbie turner bell is here to tell us about one man who is trying to save some of those animals. good morning, debbie. >> good morning. very impressive. feral dogs are born on the street never have human contact and usually die early cruel deaths. he's made it his life work to go
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on the most dangerous neighborhoods in st. louis where most rescue groups won't go to save as many as he can. >> reporter: randy grim is a dog lover on a mission. he saves stray and wild dogs from neglected inner city neighborhoods of st. louis, missouri. randy routinely drives across the mississippi river to search for stray and feral dogs in one of the poorest, most dangerous neighborhoods in the country, east st. louis, illinois. >> i always say bombs could drop and do less damage in these areas. >> this is an abandoned hospital and packs of dogs live here. this here is a place to get out of the elements. st. louis has freezing winters, and this protects them from the wind. so it's perfect. >> this is a scary version of perfect. >> reporter: none of the dogs he's seen here recently turned up today, but our luck is about to change. >> this is a really tough,
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tough, tough neighborhood. okay. everybody, stay still for a second. >> reporter: a tip leads randy to an abandoned house so overgrown with weeds and brush, it's barely visible from the road. >> oh we're here. >> i hear him too. >> reporter: randy and a volunteer search the property for nearly 15 minutes. finally, deep in the basement a litter of puppies. >> got to feel like a win for you, yes? >> it's a mini win. not a biggy. this one is -- puppies are easy. people like puppies. >> reporter: in 15 years, randy's efforts have helped more than 5,000 dogs beat the odds. >> there are dogs i rescue that you wouldn't think would last another hour on this planet. they've been shot they've been burned they've been stabbed. >> reporter: it's hard to believe these creatures can be nursed back to health and become beautiful pets in loving homes.
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randy's success with saving a desperate pet population has led to three books, a movie deal about his life and talk of a reality show to document his work. >> you going to hang in there for me? yeah? >> how are you around this day after day and keep your drive, keep your perspective? >> when i go home every day i get greeted like i'm a rock star by my clan of dogs that i've saved over the years. they've inspired me to be a better human being. >> well one of the good guys. randy's success has also led to generous donations. he is building harry, a 70,000 square foot no kills shelter. still has a lot of money to raise, but his success has helped him. >> what do you say his success rate is? >> he's able to rehabilitate
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about 98% of those dogs. >> and get them placed? >> and put them in homes and they become wonderful pets. >> thanks. up next we're going to show you how to have an incredible pasta meal and not blow your diet when we come back.
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a big bowl of pasta is awesome, but it can sabotage your diet? not necessarily. >> here with us is registered dietitian and contributor to "cooking life" magazine katherine brooking. >> good morning. >> it's healthy pasta? >> it is very healthy. but you have to know about portion sizes and about toppings. i'm going to give you some great tips today for making the right choices. >> you have a quiz for us, first? >> i sure do. can you guess here which is the healthiest dish? we have a spaghetti, a man
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cotty. >> stuffed with cheese. >> i say forget about this one, it's got the cheese inside. >> except it's ricotta, right? >> then was has the pencetta so i'm thinking no way. >> so it's olive and pasta -- >> you guessed it right. you got 100 on the quiz. >> high five. >> here's general tips to look for. you said it right. cheese there could be half a pound of cheese in here. >> is that the one he's going for? >> of course. dig right in there. i hear you're in charge of eating. >> you said everything in moderation. >> we believe about moderation and so it's fine if you know what you're doing. you can have an occasional splurge, but go mindfully. if you want to be more mindful of calories, this is the way to go with the tomato sauce. >> will you teach us how? >> sure. it's so easy to make.
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it's absolutely delicious. and you guys are going to help me. you're still in charge of eating, right? >> it's so good. >> comfort. >> you want to help with the cooking too? >> yeah. >> he can cook. >> we're going to start with a little bit of olive oil, teaspoon, dump that in the pan. >> all right. >> now a lot of people steer clear of anchovies. >> i love garlic you can stir that right in. >> four cloves. >> and red pepper. we used 1/2 teaspoon here, but some like it spicy. >> whoa. >> we have enough of that. >> a punch of tomatoes here and we're going to keep stirring that in. our diced tomatoes our crushed tomatoes. >> yeah. >> did we have a fire? >> it's starting to smell good, though. >> really good. >> is this vodka? >> yeah, 1/3 a cup.
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and olives i love these olives. >> how long do you cook it? >> so we're going to bring this to a boil and we're going to reduce the heat and add some cheese and salt and pepper. so we've got the finished recipe right here. a beautiful sauce. you want to help me with this? >> go right ahead. >> and look at that. so easy to make. top it with cheese and you have a fabulous pasta meal. >> come enjoy. >> dig right in. for this healthy pasta recipe, go to our website earlyshow.cbs
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marty's at the first warning weather center. >> well, we're in the 40s right now. we're going to go for a high of 55 degrees.
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and there it is. it's mostly cloudy and overcast by dinner and by bedtime, you'll see showers. >> in the news. intruders murder a baltimore county man inhis home. >> reporter: don, baltimore county police piece together the evidence from the crime scene in baltimore county. and the police say that a 35- year-old was shot and killed in the home on harrison grand drive. the police say they believe that suspects met him as he arrived home and forced him inside and searched the home for something before shooting and killing him. they believe he was targeted and an officer attempted to pull over a white van coming from the home. the van was found abandoned in northwest baltimore city. don, back to you.
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thank you. the nuclear regulatory committee will hold a hearing about constellation building a third reactor. several spoke out against it to sell to edf. it means that it could be owned and controlled by foreign interests in violation of regulations. a north baltimore woman receives a punishment after putting her newborn in a dumpster. she thought it was stillborn. the medical examiner says it was born alive and took a breath. the owner of the cafe hon says she can't believe she needs a permit to hang the pink flamingo over the street. the city says it hangs above public space and she'll have to pay a $1300 a year permit to keep it flying.
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>> the ravens signed david tyree. he's best known for the dramatic catch in the super bowl. they're hoping he can make more plays with flacco. and the ravens are looking to stop the two game losing streak. and you can see the game here on wjz-13. our live coverage begins sunday afternoon at 1:00. >> stay with us for more. updates available all morning long at any time from anywhere. that's at wjz.com. again,
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